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okay so I have a 408 stroker sitting in the shed.....very tempted to put it in my newly purchased 97 ram as I got it for very cheap with a rod rattling. only thing is my stroker is an LA engine....I know I can magnum head the stroker but how about the engine mounts? the LA mounts are completely different from the magnum? but I know that I have seen people put LA strokers in newer Dakotas.... just curious? all help appreciated
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All the replacement blocks have provisions for LA and Magnum mounts. Late '91 factory LA's were crossover units with provisions for either style as they were transitioning to Magnum engines. Barring that, you'll need a custom fab or "elephant ears" to mount like they do the race cars.
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